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Redskins-Titans: A Different Look

A look back at some of the top images in games between the Washington Redskins and Tennessee Titans.


The Washington Redskins on Sunday play host to the Tennesse Titans in a Week 7 battle at FedExField. With a look at a few interesting nuggets from Sunday's matchup,'s Andrew Walker brings you this week's "Redskins-Titans: A Different Look," presented by **Kaplan University*, the Exclusive Higher Education Partner of the Washington Redskins.*



]( turns out the Redskins somewhat lended a helping hand to the Houston Oilers to move their franchise to the city of Nashville.

Check out this excerpt from the Titans' game release:

"On Aug. 12, 1995, a historic preseason game was played when the then-Houston Oilers traveled to Knoxville, Ten.., to play a preseason game with the Redskins. The teams spent the previous two days practicing together at Maryville College outside of Knoxville. The same weekend, then-owner K.S. "Bud" Adams, Jr. entered into an exclusive negotiating period with the city of Nashville to relocate the Oilers to Tennessee. An agreement was finalized by November of the same year."

So, in other words, you're welcome, Nashville.

The last time the Redskins and the Titans met up, neither team could really get much going offensively beyond the first quarter, when both were able to put a touchdown on the board.

From there, the teams attempted a total nine combined field goals, the last of which -- a 48-yarder by Graham Gano -- gave the Redskins the 19-16 overtime victory Nov. 21, 2010, at LP Field in Nashville.

Gano had missed a 47-yard attempt at the end of regulation to win the game at that juncture.

Tennessee received the ball to start the overtime period, but the Redskins' defense held them to just one first down, setting up their own game-winning drive.

Redskins fans certainly hope it doesn't happen on Sunday, but with one interception, veteran Titans safety Michael Griffith would tie Hall of Famer Ken Houston for eighth place on the franchise's career interceptions list with 25.

Houston, of course, is one of the greatest defensive backs in National Football League history, and played with the Redskins from 1973 to 1980. He played with the Houston Oilers for the first six years of his career.

He was elected to 12 Pro Bowls during his Hall of Fame career, when he intercepted 49 passes and logged 12 touchdowns.

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